Information about your property taxes in Seattle

According to a recent Nextdoor Wedgwood post from the office of the King County Assessor, homeowners in Seattle will be receiving a notification in the mail about property taxes. In 2016, King County voters approved several initiatives that will support schools, emergency services, and transportation, including more Sound Transit rail and bus service throughout much of the county.

Compost Sale on Saturday, March 11th

Spring gardening season is almost here and with it, the annual Wedgwood Scout Troop 166 Compost Sale.  It will be held on Saturday, March 11th, from 9 AM to 2 PM at the corner of 35th Ave NE and NE 80th Street.  You can order ahead for home delivery, or buy in-person on the day of the sale.  This is the twelfth year of the compost sale which raises money for Scout Troop 166 programs and scholarships.

Densification in Western Wedgwood

Between NE 85th to 95th Streets the western border of the Wedgwood neighborhood is along Lake City Way NE.  Because this is in a commercial zone, the adjacent housing is becoming more and more dense with multifamily housing projects.  The latest to break ground is at the corner NE 85th Street directly across 20th Ave NE from Growler Guys.

University Trailer Park Residents Speak Out

This year a commercial developer will acquire the University Trailer Park at 2101 NE 88th Street from the long-time owner, Mr. Franklin Evans. The trailer park’s residents have to move out by June 2017, when construction is scheduled to begin on a cluster of townhouses. Recently, residents publicized their plight with a series of signs along Lake City Way NE.

Trustee Meeting Minutes 1-16-2017

Wedgwood Community Council | Trustee Meeting Wedgwood Presbyterian Church January 16, 2017 | 7:30 – 9PM Meeting called by John Finelli Attendees: Gretchen Bear, Dass Adams, Peter Zimmerman, John Finelli, Michael Chrzastowski, Chris Haskins, Joe Forgette, Jen Freeman. Absent: Jess Creach

Getting Ready for Spring: Grand Opening Specials at Wedgwood’s New Bike Shop

Mend Bicycles at 7500 1/2 35th Ave NE is ready to do your bike tune-up or help you with the purchase of a new bike for the Spring season of outdoor activity.  Mend Bicycles is open from 10 to 6 daily (phone 787-0670) and is located on the lower level behind the I Love Bento at the corner of NE 75th Street.